Tag: Islamic State

Indian Salesian abducted in Yemen freed

Indian Salesian abducted in Yemen freed

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Indian Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted by Islamic State militants in Yemen and held captive for more than a year, was freed.

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Islamic State followers said to desecrate Catholic chapel

Islamic State followers said to desecrate Catholic chapel

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

“The crucifix and images of the Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ were destroyed, while the sacred hosts were thrown all over the floor,” the police chief told ucanews.com.

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House OKs bill to aid genocide victims; Senate urged to act quickly on it

House OKs bill to aid genocide victims; Senate urged to act quickly on it

| Josephine von Dohlen | June 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

The co-authors of a House bill that will provide humanitarian aid to Christians and other religious groups suffering at the hands of Islamic State militants praised the June 6 House passage of the measure and urged the Senate to quickly act on it.

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In Ireland, doctors, church leaders tell the horrors of life in Syria

In Ireland, doctors, church leaders tell the horrors of life in Syria

| Sarah Mac Donald | December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fifty percent of Syria’s hospitals and medical centers have been destroyed or looted and their staff kidnapped, tortured or slaughtered, a leading Syrian surgeon told members of the Irish Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee.

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